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The Battle of the Alamo. Santa Anna. General in the Alamo. Was president of Mexico 1833. Overthrew Mexico Constitution of 1824 Had a army of more than 1,000. The Battle. Was at the turning point of the Texas revolution. Republic of Texas was growing. Santa Anna marches north.

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Santa anna
Santa Anna

  • General in the Alamo.

  • Was president of Mexico 1833.

  • Overthrew Mexico Constitution of 1824

  • Had a army of more than 1,000


The battle
The Battle

  • Was at the turning point of the Texas revolution.

  • Republic of Texas was growing.

  • Santa Anna marches north.

  • Texans didn’t know they were coming until spring.

  • Santa Anna arrived with 1,000 men in February 1836


The battle continues
The Battle Continues…

  • On March 6, 1836, Mexican cannon fired.

  • Mexican soldiers were killing all the Alamo defenders.

  • William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie died in the Alamo.

  • A few soldiers and servants survived to the story.


Leaders of the alamo
Leaders of the Alamo

Davy Crockett

Jim Bowie

William Travis


1886 1890
1886-1890

  • In 1886 the Alamo was sold to for $28,000

  • Charles Hugo

  • Gustav Schmeltzer

  • William Heuermann

  • Then sold the property again for $160,000

  • Reagan Houston

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1912

  • The Alamo Heroes Monument Association

  • Intention to build a tower for the Alamo defenders

  • But fail to attempt to raise the two-million-dollar construction cost.


1929

  • The State of Texas appropriates $250,000 for the purchase of land adjacent to the Alamo.



Credits
Credits

By: Evan Chavez, Chris Bogsch

2nd Period American History

In Memory of the Alamo

2007



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